New sentencing Bills (C-9 and C-10) are working their way through Parliament

Work on Bill C-9, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Conditional Sentence of Imprisonment), and Bill C-10, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (Minimum Penalties for Offences Involving Fire Arms), will recommence after the Parliamentary summer recess.

Click here for progress and the Legislative Summary of Bill C-9

Click here for progress and the Legislative Summary of Bill C-10

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